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A new mix of billboards for Smirnoff and Special Group

  • Advertising
  • March 1, 2018
  • StopPress Team
A new mix of billboards for Smirnoff and Special Group

Special Group has launched its latest round of Smirnoff billboards as part of the ‘Pure Potential’ campaign.

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Smirnoff seeks inspiration from emojis

  • Advertising
  • May 9, 2017
  • Erin McKenzie
Smirnoff seeks inspiration from emojis

We’ve seen emojis used in the place of words, with the poor peach and eggplant becoming symbolic of more than just fruit and vegetables. And now, Smirnoff is challenging its fans to use emojis as cocktail ingredients in a new campaign, via Special Group, called ‘Emojitail’.

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Smirnoff turns selfies into cocktails for a winter competition

  • Advertising
  • August 2, 2016
  • StopPress Team
Smirnoff turns selfies into cocktails for a winter competition

Smirnoff and Young & Shand made the most of Kiwis' love of selfies and snow in a new 'Pure Potential' campaign, which saw photos recreated in a cocktail during a Facebook Livestream.

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Smirnoff takes its #PurePotential campaign on the road, finds novel use for concrete truck

  • Experiential
  • January 14, 2015
  • StopPress Team
Smirnoff takes its #PurePotential campaign on the road, finds novel use for concrete truck

Smirnoff's #PurePotential campaign via Special Group was pretty slick, with some good lookin' billboards and a clever Instagram Bar that saw 'mixologist' Dickie Cullimore creating bespoke beverages based on pictures of punters' fridges. The Lion-distributed vodka brand claims to see the potential in everything around us, "from sidewalks as dance floors, paint cans as drum kits and now a concrete truck as a drinks mixer", which it wheeled out to a few festivals over summer.

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Smirnoff takes on manky fridges of New Zealand

  • Social Media
  • December 8, 2014
  • Jessy Edwards
Smirnoff takes on manky fridges of New Zealand

When Smirnoff launched its #PurePotential campaign, promising that the company could see potential for a yummy cocktail in any ingredient, I thought the idea was romantic but unrealistic. It's proven me wrong.

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Smirnoff sees #purepotential in all ingredients

  • Marketing
  • November 25, 2014
  • Jessy Edwards
Smirnoff sees #purepotential in all ingredients

What’s in your fridge at the moment? According to Smirnoff’s new campaign, ‘Pure Potential’, it can see the potential in any ingredient to make a great drink.

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Pure and simple

  • TVC
  • September 20, 2011
  • Ben Fahy
Pure and simple

Who's it for: Smirnoff by Leo Burnett Sydney and Curious Film Why we like it: It was a bit of a coup for Darryl Ward to get this shoot. But, as you'd expect from a chap who won two Cannes Grand Prix awards in one year ...

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Hey Pharrell, I'm Darryl: Ward gets musical in new Smirnoff 'Start Pure' campaign

  • Advertising
  • September 20, 2011
  • Ben Fahy
Hey Pharrell, I'm Darryl: Ward gets musical in new Smirnoff 'Start Pure' campaign

Curious Film's co-founder Darryl Ward has obviously got a thing for musicians. First it was Iggy and Orcon. Now he's ventured stateside once more to work on a big project with musician and producer Pharrell Williams for Smirnoff’s ‘Start Pure’ campaign, which was conceived by Leo Burnett Sydney. 

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Smirnoff goes global, says do svidaniya to Special Group

  • Advertising
  • August 5, 2011
  • Ben Fahy
Smirnoff goes global, says do svidaniya to Special Group

Special Group took over Lion's suite of Diageo products after it won a competitive pitch in June last year. But a decision to use more global creative for its Smirnoff brand means the local boys have been cut out the action for the time being. 

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Special's Smirnoff project continues into the night, Unitec campaign enters second phase

  • Advertising
  • May 9, 2011
  • StopPress Team
Special's Smirnoff project continues into the night, Unitec campaign enters second phase

            How do you make your booze brand stand out a little more? Creating a reality-type series that leverages the smart ideas generated by creatives is one way, and ratings for the Smirnoff Night Project, which made its debut just under two week’s ago, point to it being an effective concept (read all about the campaign, spearheaded by Special Group,here).

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Advertising becomes entertainment as Special Group's Smirnoff Night Project kicks off

  • Advertising
  • April 28, 2011
  • Ben Fahy
Advertising becomes entertainment as Special Group's Smirnoff Night Project kicks off

Back in November, Smirnoff and Special Group launched a campaign to get people to come up with kerrrazzeee ideas for events, with the winning concepts brought to life and the highs and lows of the lead-up and execution filmed for an unscripted reality show that would screen on FOUR. Well, that show kicks off tonight at 10.30 and Special Group creative director Tony Bradbourne is pretty damn excited about it.

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